In this video, Dr. Maithilee Menezes, a pediatric ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist answers questions about cleft palate and related challenges with the ears. For example, why are kids with cleft palate more likely to benefit from ear tubes? Learn about her role as an ENT with the Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic. Plus, find out what you can expect as a parent. From ear infections to your child’s hearing, learn what you need to know about cleft palate and the ears.